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Chris Jones | Starting Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/19/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 165
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Orioles purchased the contract of LHP Chris Jones from Triple-A Norfolk.
Jones is now 27, but the O's have decided they don't want to expose him to the Rule 5 Draft. The southpaw held a 2.94 ERA over 30 games -- 22 starts -- for Norfolk in 2015. Fri, Nov 6, 2015 03:55:00 PM

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Orioles re-signed LHP Chris Jones to a minor league contract.

Jones spent all of this past season at Triple-A with the O's, posting a 3.61 ERA while splitting time between the rotation and bullpen. He's merely organizational depth.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 11:25:00 AM

Orioles signed LHP Chris Jones to a minor league contract.

Jones was designated for assignment last month after the Nelson Cruz signing, but now he's back in the fold. The 25-year-old had a 2.85 ERA with 53 strikeouts over 79 innings last season between Double- and Triple-A.
Mon, Mar 3, 2014 04:06:00 PM

Orioles released LHP Chris Jones.

Jones was designated for assignment earlier this week, and now he's free to seek employment elsewhere. The left-hander put up a 2.85 ERA with 53 strikeouts over 79 innings between Double- and Triple-A last season.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 08:17:00 AM

Orioles designated LHP Chris Jones for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Nelson Cruz on the 40-man roster. Acquired from the Braves in the Luis Ayala deal last April, Jones is coming off a 2.85 ERA and 53 strikeouts over 79 innings in 2013 between Double- and Triple-A. He was just added to the 40-man roster in November.
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 05:48:00 PM

Orioles purchased the contract of LHP Chris Jones from Triple-A Norfolk.

Jones needed to be added to the 40-man roster in order to avoid the Rule 5 Draft. Acquired from the Braves in the Luis Ayala deal, Jones posted a 2.85 ERA with 54 strikeouts over 79 innings between Double- and Triple-A in 2013. He'll likely return to Triple-A to start 2014.
Mon, Nov 4, 2013 07:22:00 PM

Orioles acquired LHP Chris Jones from the Braves for RHP Luis Ayala.

Jones, 24, posted a 3.90 ERA and 61/19 K/BB ratio over 60 innings of relief last season with the Braves' Double-A affiliate in Mississippi. He will be assigned to Double-A Bowie.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 02:19:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Francisco Peña
4Audry Perez
1B1Chris Davis
2Christian Walker
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Ryan Flaherty
3Steve Tolleson
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Osvaldo Martinez
3B1Manny Machado
LF1Hyun-soo Kim
2Dariel Alvarez
3Alfredo Marte
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Jimmy Paredes
2Nolan Reimold
3Efren Navarro
4Joey Rickard
DH1Mark Trumbo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Ubaldo Jimenez
3Miguel Gonzalez
4Kevin Gausman
5Mike Wright
6Dylan Bundy
7Vance Worley
8Chris Lee
9Parker Bridwell
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Darren O'Day
3Brad Brach
4Brian Matusz
5Mychal Givens
6Chaz Roe
7Odrisamer Despaigne
8Oliver Drake
9T.J. McFarland
10Jason Garcia
11Tyler Wilson
12Todd Redmond
13Pedro Beato
14Jeff Beliveau